Huxham

HUXHAM, a parish, in the union of St. Thomas, hundred of Wonford, Wonford and S. divisions of Devon, 3¾ miles (N. N. E.) from Exeter; containing 150 inhabitants. This parish, which is situated on the river Culm, comprises 765 acres; the soil is partly sandy, and partly clay, and there are some valuable mines of manganese. The living is a rectory, united to that of Poltimore, and valued in the king's books at £8. 6. 8.: the tithes have been commuted for £118, and the glebe comprises 22 acres.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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